2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

+TLR2C (£7,368)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the continued growth of The Wellington Academy, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Year, to join the school.

This is an excellent opportunity for a more experienced teacher to join an enthusiastic, committed, and successful team. Who can teach across the whole age and ability range up to and including GCSE’s and A- Levels, we are keen to hear from Teachers across any subject in our curriculum.

We are totallycommittedto peer support and sharing for all teachers within The Wellington Academy. There is a true sense and palpable feel confidence in our development and continued direction of travel from the ‘Good’ in all areas Ofsted inspection in October 2022.

What the school offers its staff

Why Choose us?

The Wellington Academy opened in 2009 to serve Tidworth, Ludgershall, and the surrounding area: an area with a significant military presence. Consequently, we are proud to educate many children from service families and with the growing super-garrison based on Salisbury plain we expect our numbers to continue to rise.

Our curriculum breadth is focused on ensuring every pupil is exposed to the widest range of subjects possible to equip them to leave school ready to achieve their dreams and fulfil their goals. Our vision for all our pupils is that they become inquisitive, ambitions and independent young adults and when they leave us, they will have the skills, knowledge, and character they need to take them on to university or the workplace.

Our pupils are friendly and happy and value good relationships with their teachers. In a recent survey over 96% said they would recommend The Wellington Academy to a friend: a simply magnificent figure.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school.
  • The Trusts commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.
  • Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
  • A successful ECT support program.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Courteous and hardworking pupils.

Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal

Further details about the role

What we are looking for:

  • Degree Status (First/2:1/2.2)
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Excellent subject knowledge
  • Recent experience of teaching at both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4
  • Effective management of teaching assistants and other assigned adults

We have outstanding facilities and strongly encourage visits to the Academy to see our facilities and meet our students and staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups, including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual-orientation or religion. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@ascendlearningtrust.org.uk

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About The Wellington Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1083 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01264 405060

The Wellington Academy opened in 2009 to serve Tidworth, Ludgershall, and the surrounding area: an area with a significant military presence. Consequently, we are proud to educate many children from service families and with the growing super-garrison based on Salisbury plain we expect our numbers to continue to rise. Our curriculum breadth is focused on ensuring every pupil is exposed to the widest range of subjects possible to equip them to leave school ready to achieve their dreams and fulfil their goals. Our vision for all our pupils is that they become inquisitive, ambitions and independent young adults and when they leave us, they will have the skills, knowledge, and character they need to take them on to university or the workplace. What we offer: • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school. • The Trusts commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days. • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management. • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching. • Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success. • Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust. • A successful ECT support program. • Onsite parking. • Pension Scheme. • Courteous and hardworking pupils. • Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.

Arranging a visit to The Wellington Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ascendlearningtrust.org.uk.

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